Ernest Afton Scott

Ernest Afton Scott

Age: 29

Crime: Convicted of killing his wife, Verla Scott, by shooting her with a rifle on March 29th, 1948 in Mountain Grove, Missouri.

Execution Date: November 4th, 1949

Noted Details: Before killing his wife, he shot and killed Circuit Judge Charles H. Jackson of Mountain Grove, Missouri. Scott thought the two were having an affair.

Last Meal: Declined a special meal stating, “the regular food here is good enough for me.”